1 giorno fa · e. Jupiter ( Latin: Iūpiter or Iuppiter,  from Proto-Italic *djous "day, sky" + *patēr "father", thus "sky father" Greek: Δίας or Ζεύς ),  also known as Jove ( gen. Iovis [ˈjɔwɪs] ), is the god of the sky and thunder, and king of the gods in ancient Roman religion and mythology.
4 giorni fa · 1 Ceres, the first asteroid and dwarf planet discovered, named after Demeter's Roman equivalent and called Demeter in Greek; 1108 Demeter, a main belt asteroid 26 km in diameter, which was discovered in 1929 by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg. Greek mythology in popular culture; Isis and Osiris
- Sito, Thesmophoros
- Persephone, Despoina, Eubuleus, Arion, Plutus, Philomelus, Iacchus, Hecate (Orphic)
1 giorno fa · Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, located between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The other eight all orbit beyond Neptune. Orcus, Pluto, Haumea, Quaoar, and Makemake orbit in the Kuiper belt , which is a second belt of small Solar System bodies beyond the orbit of Neptune.
16 ore fa · In Greek mythology, Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus, the god of fire, blacksmiths and metalworking. Aphrodite was frequently unfaithful to him and had many lovers; in the Odyssey, she is caught in the act of adultery with Ares, the god of war. In the First Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, she seduces the mortal shepherd Anchises.
1 giorno fa · Hermes ( / ˈhɜːrmiːz /; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian deity in ancient Greek religion and mythology. Hermes is considered the herald of the gods. He is also considered the protector of human heralds, travellers, thieves,  merchants, and orators.
5 giorni fa · In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Pluto ( Greek: Πλούτων, Ploutōn) was the ruler of the Greek underworld. The earlier name for the god was Hades, which became more common as the name of the underworld itself. Pluto represents a more positive concept of the god who presides over the afterlife.